Recruitment of charity trustees Ripley Recreation Ground

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Amber Valley Borough Council is currently looking to appoint as charity trustees at least three suitable individuals over the age of 18 to have the responsibility for the general control and management of the administration of The Ripley Recreation Ground charity.

What is 'The Ripley Recreation Ground'?

The Ripley Recreation Ground is a registered charity with the Charity Commission (registered number 520502). It was first registered on 20 August 1964. It was formerly known as 'Ripley Miners Welfare Institute and Recreation Ground' and 'Nottingham Road Recreation Ground'.

What does 'The Ripley Recreation Ground' do?

'The object of the charity shall be the provision and maintenance of a recreation ground for the benefit of the inhabitants of Ripley and its neighbourhood with the object of improving the conditions of life for the said inhabitants’. (clause 5 of the governance document).

It is located at Greenwich Park, Nottingham Road, Ripley, Derbyshire, and last year opened new facilities which are proving to be a much used and valued social asset (acquired through collective working and substantial funding from Amber Valley Borough Council and Ripley Town Council).

Who are we looking for?

You need to be genuinely interested in the charity’s work and be willing to give your free time to help run the charity and move the recently reinvigorated charity further forwards. Being a trustee takes commitment. If you believe that you also have the experience and skills to take up and discharge the role, please apply in writing giving your CV and providing a personal statement setting out details as to why you believe that you are suitable and why you wish to become a charity trustee, and addressing how you comply with the person specification (maximum 500 words) to

The Executive Director (Operations)
Private & confidential - Application for the post of Charity Trustee
Amber Valley Borough Council
Town Hall

Please note that the closing date is 12 noon on Friday 31 January 2020.

Further information about being a charity trustee can be found on the Charity Commission's website at and by using the links below.

Need further help or information?

Contact the team directly on 01773 570222 or email